Transportation Logistics Manager Job At Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Transportation Logistics Manager

Confederation of African Football (CAF)

Transportation Logistics Manager Job Vacancy At Confederation of African Football (CAF)

A Transportation Logistics Manager job vacancy is currently available at the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals.



  • Ready to lead a new era in African football?
  • Do you believe you have the educational background and professional experience to elevate the organization to the highest international standards?
  • CAF is looking for a Transportation – Logistics Manager, to ensure the successful operational delivery of the biennial competition, we have set up a local events team.
  • It aims to improve the experience of teams, guests, fans, and spectators by delivering successfully across all operational areas.
  • This role is a temporary contract, and the role will be based on Ivory Coast.

Transportation Logistics Manager Responsibilities

  • Formulate the logistics staffing requirements and Logistics service levels at all AFCON sites (stadium, training sites, hotels, HQ… etc.)
  • Champion the implementation of an integrated venue delivery timeline which serves as the “single source of truth” across all venue operations.
  • Establish customs clearance procedures with local authorities and provide clear communication of these procedures to all relevant constituent groups.
  • Provide oversight over the implementation of the venue logistics operating plans; develop departmental policies/procedures; and departmental staff orientation/training.
  • Produce a suitable project plan which described risks and issues.
  • Draft and establish policies and procedures, including communication and escalation protocols, relevant to the movement of teams to/from the airport, team sites, training grounds and match locations.
  • Manage the receipt, storage, distribution, resupply, and recovery of AFCON assets and equipment at the venues from bump-in/out and tournament time.
  • Work with Teams Services representatives to schedule and dispatch the team according to transportation requirements.
  • Use efficient delivery methods to minimize costs and operational inefficiencies.
  • Produce the scope and manage the tender and selection of a suitable logistics services provider.
  • Understand and assist in the implementation of detailed Transport Plans in all the areas under his/her responsibility.
  • Coordinate transport operations during the event.
  • Implement CAF Requirements in the Transport Area for movements of teams, delegates, equipment, etc.
  • Liaise with the LOC Travel Agency for the day-to-day requirements in terms of air travel, ground transport, etc.
  • Work with Central and State Government Departments for assistance from local traffic police, security, vehicle movements, etc.

Requirements (Profile)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Planning or related fields.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in event Transport and/or Logistics work experience in a fast-moving and complex operational environment.
  • Transport operation experience within at least two mega-event projects, ideally a world-class sports event.
  • Fluent in English and/or French Language both written and spoken; command of any of the other CAF official languages (English, French or Arabic) is a Plus.
  • Proven project management skills within a complex project.
  • Ability to design, implement and operate a transport system in an event environment.

How To Apply For Transportation Logistics Manager Job

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


  • The position will be based at CAF Headquarters – in Cairo, Egypt. Only qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin colour, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, or any other grounds.
  • If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for a top international sporting organization, submit your application in English or French (Motivation Letter, CV, Diplomas, and Reference Letters).
  • Only direct applications that meet all the required criteria will receive consideration.